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80a0548 – 5935   Homoeosoma electella (Hulst, 1887)
             Sunflower Moth

Mark Dreiling - DNA
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Anerastia electella Hulst, 1887
Homoeosoma differtella Barnes & McDunnough, 1913
Ephestia opalescella Hulst, 1887
Homoeosoma tenuipunctella Ragonot, 1887
Homoeosoma texanella Ragonot, 1887
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Neunzig, H. H., 1997. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.4: p. 99; pl. 4.13-17. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 26.20m; p. 193. Book Review and ordering
  • Ragonot, E.L., 1887. Diagnoses of North American Phycitidae and Galleriidae. Published by the author, Paris, 1-20 - PDF.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Homoeosoma electella
Bob Patterson
Homoeosoma electella
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Homoeosoma electella
Ken Childs
Homoeosoma electella
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Homoeosoma electella
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